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TT1 Sennedjem - 337024

 

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini

Painting from the Tomb of Sennedjem – Ramesside Period, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – Theban Tomb 1, Western Thebes, Deir el-Medina - This scene is one of the most famous scenes in the tomb of Sennedjem. It shows Sennedjem and his wife planting and harvesting in what the ancient Egyptians called the Fields of Iaru. This was the paradise, the land of the god Osiris, where the deceased would live for eternity.

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